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Suppose I don't want to use monitors with my Raspberry Pi. All terminal output should be printed on paper, and all the user inputs should be printed on paper. Something like a typewriter, but one that is interactive.

What kind of software should I install to achieve this functionality? What hardware would be needed (e.g. type of printer)?

  • I'd go with one of these: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teletype_Model_33 <- Includes a keyboard! – goldilocks Mar 5 '17 at 11:14
  • @goldilocks Ah but its not very practical to use antiques on a daily basis. Not very easily reproducible by others when using antiques. Anything that I can build out of Raspberry Pi + other modern components? – Flux Mar 5 '17 at 11:56
  • I'm not sure why you think it matters what type of printer it is as long as it supported under linux (or whatever OS you intend to use). – goldilocks Mar 5 '17 at 11:59
  • @goldilocks My HP printer, for example, only seems to print entire A4 pages at once, and not line by line as required. – Flux Mar 5 '17 at 12:01
  • You could investigate that one at hardwarerecs.stackexchange.com – goldilocks Mar 5 '17 at 12:04

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